Stacy grew up as a pastor’s kid in Southeast Ohio in a large farming family. Before becoming a writer, Stacy went to school for culinary arts & hotel/restaurant management and managed in the service industry for over a decade. She then earned a BA from Ohio State University and an MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati. Her essays have appeared in Salon, Bitch Media, Belt Magazine, and two book anthologies from Belt Publishing. Her 2021 essay “The Girl in the Mall” garnered a 2022 Best American Essays notable mention.

Her first book, Tar Hollow Trans: Essays, is available from the University Press of Kentucky.


To contact Stacy for readings, author talks, round tables, panels, visiting writer, writer in residence programs, or op-ed or essay opportunities, please email her at: stacyjanegrover AT outlook DOT com

Stacy is on a break from events for the rest of summer 2023. I am scheduling events for fall of 2023 and beyond.

Stacy cannot do out of state bookstore appearances without travel and lodging provided.

For out of state paid author events, Stacy requires a minimum appearance fee as well as travel and lodging.

For instate (OH) events, Stacy is more flexible with appearances.

Please contact Stacy directly for bookings.